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A Brief History of Progressivism

Mises DailyJuly 22, 2014
“Progressives” throughout history repeatedly show a fondness for social engineering and state control...

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Mises U Day 1 Highlights

Mises DailyJuly 21, 2014
Students began to arrive Sunday afternoon and by 5 pm, the Mises Institute was filled with students from around the nation, and around the world. Everyone had plenty to talk about. Dinner was served at 6 pm, and our faculty members were sure to sit with the students so our students could get to...

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Why Faster Is Sometimes Better, But Not Always

Mises DailyJuly 21, 2014
Booms and busts are brewing in the real economy, but computers that can quickly solve math problems won’t tell you much about how business cycles work...

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Join Us Online All Week for Mises University

Mises DailyJuly 20, 2014
Mises U 2014 is a full week of Austrian scholarship that can’t be found anywhere else on the planet...

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The Right Way to View Entrepreneurship

Mises DailyJuly 19, 2014
In this interview, Peter Klein and Nicolai Foss discuss new ways to study entrepreneurship.

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Daily July 18, 2014 Handshake

The Problem with Right-to-Work Laws

Mises DailyJuly 18, 2014
This article is also available as an Audio Mises Daily One area where many otherwise-correct free-market thinkers and libertarians stumble is in the area of right-to-work laws, now gaining considerable popularity across the nation. These laws come in a variety of forms, but in most cases a state...

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The Neo-Mercantilist Hysteria Over US Trade Deficits

Mises DailyJuly 17, 2014
Keynesians are fond of overstating both the magnitude of the trade deficit and its alleged negative effects.

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Daily July 16 2014

Industrial Policy Is Still a Loser

Mises DailyJuly 16, 2014
Stiglitz wants to revitalize industrial policy through greater government intervention to favor certain technologies over others.

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Employer-Provided Health Care Is Not a Religious Issue

Mises DailyJuly 15, 2014
The fact that opponents of private property rights have managed to frame the debate over health-care mandates as some sort of religious issue is one of the great public relations coups of our time. Note below, for example, the top of a full page ad in the New York Times taken out by a group called...

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How the Drug War Drives Child Migrants to the US Border

Mises DailyJuly 14, 2014
An increasing percentage of migrants to the US-Mexican border are from Central American countries. It is not merely a coincidence that these same areas have been devastated by the American war on drugs, which has destroyed economies and increased crime in much of the region.

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